Planta Med 1997; 63(3): 286-287
DOI: 10.1055/s-2006-957680

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New Amides from Zanthoxylum lemairie Pericarps

Simeon K. Adesina1 , Tiwalade A. Olugbade2 , Doye D. Akinwusia , Dieter J. von Willert3
  • 1Drug Research and Production Unit, Obafemi Awolowo University, lle-lfe, Nigeria
  • 2Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Obafemi Awolowo Univrsity, lle-lfe, Nigeria
  • 3Institut für Ökologie der Pflanzen, Universität Münster, Hindenburgplatz 55, D-48143 Münster, Germany
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Publication Date:
04 January 2007 (online)


Two new aromatic amides were isolated from the pericarps of Zanthoxylum lemairie. The structures were elucidated by spectroscopic methods and confirmed by synthesis. A known aromatic amide, zanthosinamide, and four dibenzylbutyrol-actone lignans were isolated.